There aren’t many lulls in the truck traffic coming in and out of the Norfolk Southern Corp. intermodal rail yard on North Brevard Street in Charlotte. Trucking companies like Lowell, Ark.-based J.B. Hunt steadily bring in trailers of products for ...Read More »
ReVenture Park’s plan to burn Mecklenburg County’s trash to produce electricity has gone up in flames. In a city that’s trying to diversify its economy from one focused mostly on banking, the loss of a project that would have generated ...
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The Tuesday Interview: Mark Baldwin, Home Builders Association of Charlotte executive vice president
Age: 64 Lives in: SouthPark Family: wife, Elaine; children, April, 38, Chris, 45, Kim, 46, Michele (deceased), 49 Education: attended University of Maryland but did not graduate In was November 1979. Mark Baldwin was working in the hospitality industry and ...Read More »
Mooresville-based Zibra could see its painting products in a lot more stores thanks to a deal with Stanley Black & Decker. The products will be sold under the SBD brand name, said Lane Ball, marketing director for Zibra, which was ...Read More »
Wallets and purses are getting lighter thanks to the rise in mobile banking. After all, who needs to carry around all those debit cards when you can simply make purchases using your smart phone? But as wallets and purses shed ...Read More »
He was under a lot of stress. He took advantage of an opportunity he couldn’t pass up. Those are factors members of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools’ Board of Education cited in the wake of Superintendent Peter Gorman’s announcement that he is throwing in ...Read More »
The Bissell Cos. has broken ground on two office buildings at Ballantyne Corporate Park. Construction began Thursday on the 10-story speculative buildings that will feature a total of 550,000 square feet. Charlotte-based Bissell called it the largest speculative office project in ...Read More »
A hedge fund manager has increased his stake in Family Dollar Stores, making him the largest shareholder in the company. According to a regulatory filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, William Ackman, chief executive of New York hedge fund Pershing Square ...
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Charlotte-based Cogdell Spencer today said its board of directors has declared a quarterly dividend of 10 cents per common share. The dividend is payable July 20 to stockholders of record on June 24. The dividend covers the second quarter of 2011. Cogdell Spencer is ...
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When it comes to promoting Charlotte, economic developers like to point to the treetops. The Charlotte Chamber of Commerce, for one, boasts on its website that Charlotte is known as a tree city. The city has been fighting to protect ...
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